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Marchand before the Pyramids

The Smell of Earth

By G. Clarke Nuttall

The Gular Pouch of the Great Bustard (Otis Tarda)

Roman Construction

By G. W. Percy

Art in Prehistoric Times

By Thomas Wilson

Dr. William R. Brooks, M.A., F.R.A.S

The Importation of Gold

Engineering Notes

Selected formulæ

Miscellaneous Notes

The Annamite Theater

Applied Science in the Navy

The Austro - Hungarian Armored Cruiser Kaiser Karl VI

How to Prevent Brittleness in Soft Steel Sheets

The Rüsch-Sendtner Hydraulic Governor

The Action of Electricity on Plants

By E. H. Cook

The Dawson Gasoline Engine

Submarine Cable Grapnels

By Charles Bright

Experiments with Currents of Great Frequency

Remedy for Difficulties in Burning Acetylene Gas

German Studies of Malarial Disease

The Dreaded Ptomaine


By Robert Ball

Formulæ for Test Papers



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    December 24, 1898

    Confronting Common Wisdom